Tuna Meatballs With Mayonnaise Dip

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 25 minutes
  • 2 servings

You can combine the ideas from two different dishes anytime you feel like it and get a new one. Try this with tuna and meatballs. The fish meat will lend them its soft texture, while the spring onion, lemon juice, and mustard will kick the flavors up. On that note, the mayonnaise dip is a welcome complement.

Ingredients Needed for Tuna Meatballs With Mayonnaise Dip


For the meatballs:

7 ounces of canned tuna
2 spring onions, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon whole grain dijon mustard
2 eggs
vegetable oil

For the mayonnaise dip:

½ cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
fresh parsley for garnishing
2 limes wedges for serving

How to Cook Tuna Meatballs With Mayonnaise Dip

  1. For the meatballs:
    Add the tuna, spring onion, lemon juice, whole grain mustard, and eggs and mix them.
  2. Form the tuna mixture into meatballs. We’ve got five of them.
  3. Heat some vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat, then fry the meatballs until golden brown. Set them aside.
  4. For the mayonnaise dip:
    Add the mayonnaise, lemon juice, fresh parsley, and olive oil to a smaller bowl, season with salt and pepper and mix until smooth.
  5. Serve the meatballs together with the dip. You can serve them with lime wedges and toss some fresh parsley in there, too.

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